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Japanese cultural exchange student Minami Tajima remembers one of her first visits to an American restaurant. She and about two dozen other students from Japan visited Anne Arundel County last year, and after she befriended Arundel High School student...
Investors had plenty to keep them jittery in 2011. There were the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, economic woes in Europe, and, here at home, politically tinged fiscal showdowns in Washington over deep government spending cuts. Still, the stock market...
Harry Shearer says his "head exploded" 20 months ago. That's when he heard President Barack Obama, during a town hall meeting in New Orleans, refer to the flooding of the city after Hurricane Katrina as "a natural disaster." The comedian, actor, radio...
Thinking backon his efforts as an ambassador of baseball, Cal Ripken Jr. recalled howthe teens he worked with in Nicaragua were so excited it was impossible to corral them into groups, while the kids in China were so reserved it was hard to get them out...
Smiths Detection developed the portable emergency room to treat soldiers on the battlefield. But the tornado that tore through Joplin, Mo., last month, executives at the Edgewood manufacturer say, showed another potential use. The twister, one of the...
Reality CheckTonight's premiere of Dancing With the Stars is introducing us to a pretty crazy cast of characters. Let's get right to it. First up is Disney star Chelsea Kane, who is partnered with Mark Ballas. Their first dance is the......
Dining@LargeSticky Rice Baltimore is collecting $1 donations for Shelter Box to provide emergency shelter and lifesaving supplies for families who lost their homes in the tsunami in Japan. For every $1 donated, a customer receives an entry into a raffle......
Maryland WeatherHere's a terrifying story that seems to have escaped telling in the wake of the horrific-enough tsunami in Japan back in March.The Maritime Professional website tells the harrowing tale of Capt. Mukesh Yadav and the 754-foot long liquified propane tanker....
Imagine suddenly being cut off from the world. That's what happened to millions of people when a 9.0 earthquake and tsunami struck northern Japan in March. In an instant, homes were destroyed and citizens were suddenly without safe drinking water or...
Dining@LargeWhat is a photo of Red Star in Fells Point doing next to a post about a new Mexican cantina behind Little Italy?To my surprise, when I called Diablita, the new restaurant in the space where Tsunami was next to......
Maryland WeatherTsunamis on the Earth can be terrifying enough - a wall of ocean water surges inland after being set loose by an undersea earthquake, and crushes all in its path. Hundreds of thousands died in the December 2004 tsunami (astonishing......
Tags: NASA, Earthquakes, Natural Disasters, Space Programs, Disasters
Maryland WeatherThis evening's devastating 7.0 earthquake in Haiti has been followed by a series of large aftershocks measuring more than 5.0 on the Richter scale. It was also preceded by smaller quakes (2.9 to 3.4) in Puerto Rico, across the Mona......
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